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Hugh's Photo Gallery

Hugh's Photo Gallery

Hugh's Gallery

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How      
      your phone company
        sometimes buries wires.

How      
      your phone company
        sometimes buries wires.

Images copyright © (Edward) Hugh Petrie 2004

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This wire burying machine simply jams up and down while it moves forward with the tip of its thing stuck about 8 inches (203.2 mm) into the ground. It was quite quick at it too.

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Then the operator used one wheel to tamp down the disturbed earth.

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And this shot shows how far (200 feet about) and gives us a map of where not to dig.
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